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New ‘food locker’ outside Trautwein Elementary ensures that no student goes hungry

New ‘food locker’ outside Trautwein Elementary ensures that no student goes hungry

April 3, 2019

Trautwein Elementary and Oakville High have taken kindness to a new level and teamed up to help local families who are struggling to put food on their tables. They recognized that fellow students are going home hungry, with school lunch sometimes being the only filling meal they have each day. Their...

Oakville baseball shuts out Mehlville

Oakville’s Hunter Iffland slides home safely as Mehlville catcher Carmen Fuller awaits the throw from his defense in a March 2019 game. Photo by Bill Milligan.

April 3, 2019

The Oakville High baseball team shut out the Mehlville Panthers 5-0 last week at Oakville.

Oakville Golden Girls clinch first-ever national dance team championship

Varsity Oakville Golden Girls

March 14, 2019

By Erin Achenbach Staff Reporter eachenbach@callnewspapers.com  The Oakville Golden Girls dance team won their first championship in history at the 2019 National Dance Alliance high-school competition in Orlando, Florida, in February. “It’s hard to find a word other than ‘exciting’ that ac...

Man charged for sending photos to a student

Man charged for sending photos to a student

March 12, 2019

A Police Explorer recruiter who visited multiple local schools was charged with multiple felonies after sending graphic photographs of himself to a student he met on a volunteer visit to Lindbergh High School. Eric Parks, 20, of the 490 block of England Drive in Festus, was arrested by the St. Charles...

Man investigated for inappropriate contact with Lindbergh student also visited both Mehlville high schools

Man investigated for inappropriate contact with Lindbergh student also visited both Mehlville high schools

March 6, 2019

The Boy Scouts Police Explorer volunteer who was arrested Tuesday after inappropriate contact with a Lindbergh High School student also visited Oakville and Mehlville high schools in the last two weeks. Mehlville School District Assistant Superintendent Jeff Bresler sent an email to parents at the dist...

Three longtime Mehlville principals to retire at the end of this school year

Oakville High senior Morgan Allen, right, with Oakville Principal Jan Kellerman.

February 15, 2019

Three longtime principals in the Mehlville School District are set to retire at the end of this school year: Oakville High Principal Jan Kellerman, Mehlville High School Principal Denise Swanger and Bernard Middle Principal Lori Sullivan. Swanger told students in September that she would retire, after wh...

Two threats to Oakville schools are unsubstantiated, principals say

Two threats to Oakville schools are unsubstantiated, principals say

January 25, 2019

The Mehlville School District says students are safe in school today after two separate threats at Oakville schools were found to be unsubstantiated. The threats involved both Oakville High School and Oakville Middle School, but were unrelated to each other. Since the two principals sent out emails ...

Oakville band will ‘Take a Vet to D-Day’

Photo by Erin Achenbach

January 10, 2019

The Oakville band hopes to raise $500,000 to fund its trip to perform at the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landing in Normandy, France, in June. To get to that goal, Kathie Soehngen of the Oakville Band Parents’ Association set up a fundraiser called ‘Take a Vet to D-Day.’ With a $5 donation, ...

Lindbergh girls basketball starts strong, faces Oakville

Lindbergh High School senior Chloe Fleming shoots the ball during a matchup against Parkway South last season on January 19, 2018. The Flyers fell to South 58-42. Photo by Jessica Belle Kramer.

December 14, 2018

By Stephen Glover For the Call With a total of six seniors on this year’s roster, the Lindbergh girls basketball team is off to a solid 3-2 start. “We really like what we have this year,” Lindbergh head coach Michelle Pittroff said. “It’s going to be a process, but we are still looking ...

Oakville Parents Club hosts sign fundraiser

Oakville Parents Club hosts sign fundraiser

December 1, 2018

The Oakville High School Parents Club is hosting a sign fundraiser next week, with preregistration due this weekend. The club is inviting residents to attend a Words on Wood sign painting party from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10, at OSP Tap Haus, 3646 Telegraph Road. Price varies depending on your sign se...

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